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A high-performance system for log processing
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What is Rsyslog?

It offers high-performance, great security features and a modular design. It is able to accept inputs from a wide variety of sources, transform them, and output to the results to diverse destinations.
Rsyslog is a tool in the Log Management category of a tech stack.
Rsyslog is an open source tool with 1K GitHub stars and 419 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Rsyslog's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Rsyslog?

4 companies reportedly use Rsyslog in their tech stacks, including DigitalOcean, site, and Jorge Orpinel.

5 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Rsyslog.

Rsyslog Integrations

MySQL, PostgreSQL, AlienVault, Oracle, and Splunk are some of the popular tools that integrate with Rsyslog. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Rsyslog.

Why developers like Rsyslog?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Rsyslog
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Rsyslog's Features

  • Multi-threading
  • MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and more
  • Filter any part of syslog message

Rsyslog Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Rsyslog?
Logstash is a tool for managing events and logs. You can use it to collect logs, parse them, and store them for later use (like, for searching). If you store them in Elasticsearch, you can view and analyze them with Kibana.
Fluentd collects events from various data sources and writes them to files, RDBMS, NoSQL, IaaS, SaaS, Hadoop and so on. Fluentd helps you unify your logging infrastructure.
It helps you keep the simple things simple by offering a lightweight way to forward and centralize logs and files.
Papertrail helps detect, resolve, and avoid infrastructure problems using log messages. Papertrail's practicality comes from our own experience as sysadmins, developers, and entrepreneurs.
Logentries makes machine-generated log data easily accessible to IT operations, development, and business analysis teams of all sizes. With the broadest platform support and an open API, Logentries brings the value of log-level data to any system, to any team member, and to a community of more than 25,000 worldwide users.
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Rsyslog's Followers
6 developers follow Rsyslog to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Yury Buldakov
Ferdi Redelinghuys
Praveen Krishnan